Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Device Driver in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Device Driver over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Device Drivers
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1008 1000 1101
Rank change year-on-year -8 +101 +21
Permanent jobs citing Device Driver 155 207 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.092% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 149 186 141
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.18% +12.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £76,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%

Device Driver is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72947 73494 86746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55375 60931 70270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Device Driver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Device Driver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Device Driver in England.

Salary trend for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Device Driver in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Device Driver in England

Device Driver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Device Driver within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 62 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East of England -1 31 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South East +51 29 £50,000 +19.76% 6
Midlands +18 15 £55,000 +10.00%
South West +9 13 £42,500 -19.05% 8
East Midlands +33 9 £55,000 -
West Midlands 0 6 £42,500 -15.00%
North of England -5 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £65,000 +44.44%
North West -27 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Device Driver
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Device Driver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Device Driver.

1 120 (77.42%) C++
2 117 (75.48%) Linux
3 99 (63.87%) Software Engineering
4 94 (60.65%) C
5 92 (59.35%) Device Driver Development
6 57 (36.77%) Degree
7 46 (29.68%) Java
7 46 (29.68%) InfiniBand
8 45 (29.03%) Embedded Linux
9 43 (27.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 42 (27.10%) OO
11 36 (23.23%) Ethernet
11 36 (23.23%) Computer Science
12 34 (21.94%) VHDL
13 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (18.06%) Machine Learning
14 28 (18.06%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (17.42%) Low Latency
15 27 (17.42%) Electronics
15 27 (17.42%) FPGA Design
15 27 (17.42%) High-Frequency Trading
16 26 (16.77%) Python
17 25 (16.13%) Embedded C
18 24 (15.48%) Windows
19 21 (13.55%) Embedded Systems
20 20 (12.90%) Finance
21 18 (11.61%) Wireless
21 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
22 17 (10.97%) Firmware
23 15 (9.68%) Scrum

Device Driver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.65%) Confluence
1 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Asana
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (29.68%) InfiniBand
2 36 (23.23%) Ethernet
3 18 (11.61%) Wireless
4 12 (7.74%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.16%) Internet
6 7 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (3.87%) HTTP
8 4 (2.58%) Profibus
9 2 (1.29%) DNS
9 2 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.29%) Modbus
10 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.65%) SAN
10 1 (0.65%) SCTP
10 1 (0.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.10%) JIRA
3 6 (3.87%) Subversion
4 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.94%) GCC
5 3 (1.94%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.29%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.65%) CMake
7 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) GDB
7 1 (0.65%) GNU Toolchain
7 1 (0.65%) Hudson
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) VectorCAST
General
1 27 (17.42%) Electronics
2 20 (12.90%) Finance
3 13 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.81%) Automotive
5 5 (3.23%) Advertising
5 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (49.68%) Software Engineer
2 69 (44.52%) Embedded Engineer
3 56 (36.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 44 (28.39%) Developer
5 38 (24.52%) Linux Engineer
6 35 (22.58%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 27 (17.42%) FPGA Developer
8 24 (15.48%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 22 (14.19%) C++ Software Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Embedded C Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 15 (9.68%) Senior Developer
11 14 (9.03%) C Software Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (9.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (8.39%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) Middleware
1 10 (6.45%) Yocto
2 8 (5.16%) Qt
3 7 (4.52%) HTML
3 7 (4.52%) XML
4 6 (3.87%) .NET
4 6 (3.87%) RESTful
5 5 (3.23%) JSON
5 5 (3.23%) WebSockets
6 4 (2.58%) COM
6 4 (2.58%) J2EE
7 3 (1.94%) Qt Quick
8 2 (1.29%) GStreamer
8 2 (1.29%) HTML5
8 2 (1.29%) OpenEmbedded
9 1 (0.65%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.65%) CSS3
9 1 (0.65%) GTK+
9 1 (0.65%) Node.js
9 1 (0.65%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 36 (23.23%) Computer Science
3 34 (21.94%) VHDL
4 21 (13.55%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (9.03%) Algorithms
6 13 (8.39%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.29%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.29%) Handset
8 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.29%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.65%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 117 (75.48%) Linux
2 45 (29.03%) Embedded Linux
3 24 (15.48%) Windows
4 8 (5.16%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.87%) Unix
6 2 (1.29%) CentOS
6 2 (1.29%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (63.87%) Software Engineering
2 92 (59.35%) Device Driver Development
3 42 (27.10%) OO
4 32 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (18.06%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (18.06%) Machine Learning
6 27 (17.42%) FPGA Design
6 27 (17.42%) High-Frequency Trading
6 27 (17.42%) Low Latency
7 15 (9.68%) Open Source
7 15 (9.68%) Scrum
8 14 (9.03%) Multithreading
9 13 (8.39%) Financial Modelling
9 13 (8.39%) Physics
10 12 (7.74%) SDLC
11 9 (5.81%) Visualisation
12 8 (5.16%) Open Source Development
12 8 (5.16%) Project Planning
13 7 (4.52%) API Development
13 7 (4.52%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (77.42%) C++
2 94 (60.65%) C
3 46 (29.68%) Java
4 26 (16.77%) Python
5 25 (16.13%) Embedded C
6 12 (7.74%) C#
6 12 (7.74%) Embedded C++
6 12 (7.74%) Perl
7 9 (5.81%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.52%) SQL
9 4 (2.58%) Pascal
10 3 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) ES6
11 1 (0.65%) F#
11 1 (0.65%) Haskell
11 1 (0.65%) Lua
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) ML
11 1 (0.65%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 57 (36.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.65%) PhD
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.94%) JTAG
3 2 (1.29%) MISRA
4 1 (0.65%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 17 (10.97%) Firmware
2 4 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) iptables
3 2 (1.29%) KVM
3 2 (1.29%) LXC
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) GFS2
4 1 (0.65%) NFS
4 1 (0.65%) QEMU
4 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Ansible
1 2 (1.29%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (3.87%) EMC
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.23%) SAP
3 3 (1.94%) Xilinx
4 2 (1.29%) VMware
4 2 (1.29%) Wind River
5 1 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.65%) Google
5 1 (0.65%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat